Comment: The Broadband Triple Whammy

March 23, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lack of decent landline broadband in the Spilsby postcode area is part of a triple whammy of broadband problems for the area. As was reported late last month, a report by Uswitch.com highlighted the PE23 postcode area as the worst in Lincolnshire for broadband speed.  That article became the most read article of all time of Spilsby Online, with over six times the usual article readership within just a few days.  Other follow up articles […]

Area Remains A 3G Not Spot

August 24, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

According to new research published by the BBC, the Spilsby area is still a 3G not spot. The BBC has undertaken a project involving around 44,000 volunteers from across the country, providing over 1.7 million hours worth of data, to map the coverage provided by mobile phone companies across the country.  As part of this, the results have been published on a searchable map. As was expected in an area that suffers from slow and […]

£14m broadband boost for Lincolnshire

August 16, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

A project aiming to transform Lincolnshire broadband not-spots into hot-spots has netted a multi-million pound grant. Lincolnshire County Council has today received £14,310,000 in Government funding to help improve broadband services in the county. The money was granted as part of a national drive to ensure that 90 per cent of homes and businesses have access to superfast broadband by 2015. Councillor Eddy Poll, Executive Member for Economic Development, said:  “This money will help kick-start […]